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Forum: RC Jets
Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By rgburrill

In other words, "Let the buyer beware" is not...

In other words, "Let the buyer beware" is not your position. Make the web site responsible. The heck with personal responsibility.:rolleyes:
Forum: Marketplace
10-19-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By rgburrill

I've been flying since 1990 and have never heard...

I've been flying since 1990 and have never heard of a Master 7. Hitec has no information on it even in their discontinued manuals. I did find a RCU forum thread on it from 2002 where the Hitec rep...
10-19-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By rgburrill

I had a small helicopter with one of these. ...

I had a small helicopter with one of these. After a few years the battery got very soft, squishy and started getting "fat". I used it a few times after it started doing that and it would get very...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-17-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By rgburrill

It hasn't dawned on you that someone is stealing...

It hasn't dawned on you that someone is stealing stuff off your porch? Or out of your mailbox? Blaming eBay, who has nothing to do with the actual shipping, is kind of stupid. The seller controls...
Forum: Marketplace
10-13-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By rgburrill

Gee, I get the weather on my phone free for any...

Gee, I get the weather on my phone free for any zip code. It comes standard on the home page. And legitimate airfields should have a website that shows current information if you can figure it out...
Forum: Marketplace
10-11-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By rgburrill

One of most distinctive, and beautiful, features...

One of most distinctive, and beautiful, features of the Tigercat is how the nacelles are large in diameter than the fuselage. If only...
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By rgburrill

Ron, have you been submitted for a Nobel prize in...

Ron, have you been submitted for a Nobel prize in Physics? In over 50 years in electronics I have never seen anyone explain so beautifully how to create so much power out of nothing. Wow. Take a 500...
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By rgburrill

It's your money.

It's your money.
10-08-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By rgburrill

I thought people weren't getting my responses...

I thought people weren't getting my responses also. And my replies also didn't show up in my outbox. Turns out many people are just rude and don't respond. Never did find out why the replies don't...
10-07-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By rgburrill

When I was young (that was a lonnnngggg time ago)...

When I was young (that was a lonnnngggg time ago) hydro racing was well attended. AFAIK, not so much anymore. Things change. Nitro truck enthusiasts are much younger than boat racers because they...
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By rgburrill

I have always found it much wiser to use a higher...

I have always found it much wiser to use a higher voltage and reduce the current to get the same power out of a motor. It's current that causes the heat and, consequently, the power loss. And the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-05-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By rgburrill

Technically a FA 80 is a 2 cycle engine, not a 4...

Technically a FA 80 is a 2 cycle engine, not a 4 cycle. It is a 4 stroke engine.

Also, as pointed out above equating 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines does not usually mean using the same props but...
Forum: Marketplace
10-05-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By rgburrill

As a vet, I find it disrespectful to put Blue...

As a vet, I find it disrespectful to put Blue Angles and Thunderbirds livery on aircraft that have no business having it. There are many other beautiful marking for these planes.
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By rgburrill

That database is missing the most important...

That database is missing the most important factor of all - servo size by name. You know: standard, micro, mini, etc. The name we all use to find a servo?
OP, the 507 appears to be a "standard" size...
10-04-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By rgburrill

So?

So?
10-04-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By rgburrill

Sounds like a real one.:o

Sounds like a real one.:o
10-03-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By rgburrill

I recommend Hobby King for anything except...

I recommend Hobby King for anything except turbine powered jets and giant scale warbirds. Those people have more dollars than sense anyway. You can buy 3 or more radio systems from Hobby King for...
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By rgburrill

Using "Futaba" and "best value" in the same...

Using "Futaba" and "best value" in the same paragraph is an oxymoron.
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By rgburrill

Yes you are way wrong. RF system has nothing to...

Yes you are way wrong. RF system has nothing to do with drive system unless they are combined into one unit..
Forum: Marketplace
09-26-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By rgburrill

wow. If I were still in fuel this would be very...

wow. If I were still in fuel this would be very tempting.
09-26-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By rgburrill

No. Don't do that. In fact for long term...

No. Don't do that. In fact for long term storage you should discharge it to about half charge. Your charger should have a setting for long term storage discharge. Discharge them then set them on...
09-26-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By rgburrill

Weight on wheels is paramount to getting that...

Weight on wheels is paramount to getting that full scale jet in the air so liters has to be converted to weight (kg or lb) anyway. So we "unintelligent Americans" start with what we need in the first...
09-26-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By rgburrill

Military or civilian? Or halfway? Personally I...

Military or civilian? Or halfway? Personally I think the Coast Guard doesn't get enough appreciation and I would go with that.

If you like political confrontation you could go with either the...
09-26-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By rgburrill

Go with the first. Yes it will require a charger...

Go with the first. Yes it will require a charger but a decent charger can do it under 2 hours, not overnight. 6V for your boat is unnecessary and costly and $10 for a battery holder is outrageous....
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By rgburrill

WTH is a brick? I only know of two uses: 1)...

WTH is a brick?
I only know of two uses: 1) something made of clay to build a house and 2) a dead or useless piece of electronics that is often also referred to as a paperweight.
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